The two, who were in Black Sabbath together between 1982-84, have recruited Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain, former Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord and bass player Jason Newsted from Metallica for the WhoCares project.
What does JN stand for?
JN stands for Jason Newsted (bass for band Metallica)
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The band were reunited with bassist Jason Newsted, who left the group in 2001.
But when television provided the platform for the ex-Guns N' Roses ax man to join forces with Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee and former Metallica bass player Jason Newsted, Clarke jumped at the opportunity, which came via the CBS series "Rock Star.
This time up, there were no willing rock bands hanging around the JobCentre, so the winner will front a new "supergroup" made up of Tommy Lee from Motley Crue, Gilby Clarke of Guns N' Roses and Metallica's Jason Newsted.
Before group sessions with Towle could even begin, however, longtime bass player Jason Newsted quit the band.
Through a montage of press interviews, fan days, archival concert footage, and a couple of intertitles, the filmmakers give the Metallica-challenged viewer the basic facts of the band's twenty-year history before flashing back to 2001, where the film's narrative proper begins with a flurry of MTV News--worthy events: Metallica build a no-frills recording studio in a disused barracks in San Francisco's Presidio; Metallica bass player Jason Newsted quits when founding member and vocalist James Hetfield refuses to allow him to moonlight with a new band; and Metallica hire Phil Towle, a "therapist and performance-enhancement coach.